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The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, along with its community partners, is hosting a free “letter rip” event from 10 a.m.-2p.m. Aug. 15  at Security Service Field located at 4385 Tutt Blvd. The event is designed to ensure the general public has an opportunity properly dispose sensitive documents to prevent potential identity theft. The BBB is… Continue Reading BBB to host free shredding event in Colorado Springs

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Youth labor force increases

From April to July 2014, the number of employed youth 16 to 24 years old increased by 2.1 million to 20.1 million, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. This year, 51.9 percent of young people were employed in July, up from 50.7 percent a year earlier. The month of July typically is the… Continue Reading Youth labor force increases

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UCCS receives federal graduate student training grant

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Department of Psychology recently received a two-year, $325,000 graduate psychology education grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant will be used to prepare doctoral students in the clinical psychology program to deliver mental health services to older adults within… Continue Reading UCCS receives federal graduate student training grant

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World Affairs Council hosts former British diplomat

The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council will host Dr. Ray Raymond at its next reception Thursday. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the program following at 6 p.m., at the Antlers Hotel, 4 S. Cascade. Raymond is a former British diplomat and a professor a the State University of New York. He will reflect… Continue Reading World Affairs Council hosts former British diplomat

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AspenPointe CEO elected to national board

AspenPointe’s president and CEO has been elected to the National Council for Behavioral Health’s Board of Directors. The Colorado Springs-based health care system announced in a news release Monday that Dr. Mick Pattinson has joined the board, “which is charged with advancing the National Council’s mission to ensure access to mental health and addiction services.”… Continue Reading AspenPointe CEO elected to national board

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Penrose-St. Francis partners with AFA athletics

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services announced a partnership with the Air Force Academy Athletics program to be the “Proud Orthopedic Partner for Air Force Athletics.” The year-long partnership kicks off with Penrose-St. Francis as the sponsor of the Air Force Academy football season opener. The Falcons will face Nicholls State University at the Air Force Academy… Continue Reading Penrose-St. Francis partners with AFA athletics

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Philharmonic provides free concert tickets to kids

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic announced Free for Kids, a new initiative making performances available and more accessible to young people and their families, beginning Aug. 15. Made possible in part by the GE Johnson Construction Company, the philharmonic will give free tickets to young people ages 7-17 when accompanied by a regular-price adult ticket (up to… Continue Reading Philharmonic provides free concert tickets to kids

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Upcoming workshop: How to obtain government contracts

Thursday morning, several governmental agencies will unite to teach business owners how to obtain government contracts in the Rocky Mountain region. The effort will be moderated by the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, or PTAC. The discussion takes place from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road. The… Continue Reading Upcoming workshop: How to obtain government contracts

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Colorado College raises $18.6 million

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Colorado College announced Wednesday that it has raised $18.6 million in charitable giving since last summer — the third best year for the campaign in the school’s 140-year history. The cash gifts came from 9,000 alumni, parents, students and friends of the college, and made for a 27-percent increase from last year’s fundraising, according to… Continue Reading Colorado College raises $18.6 million

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With the latest news of hackers allegedly stealing a record 1.2 billion user names and passwords from websites around the globe, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation Identity Theft and Fraud Unit encourages Colorado residents to take steps to protect their identities. While the CBI has not received any reports of Colorado residents impacted by this… Continue Reading CBI offers ID theft prevention tips on heels of data theft

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